Fine signs while slaying Saints

Observations, calculations and signs of things to come after the 49ers improved to 3-0 in the preseason Saturday night with a 27-12 victory over the New Orleans Saints that saw several San Francisco players on the roster bubble going all out to keep their spots on the team:
August 23, 2003

Last look for some

Saturday's exhibition game against the New Orleans Saints represents the final chance for several prospects to make an impression on the 49ers before Tuesday's deadline to cut NFL rosters to 65 active players. The Niners will be taking a hard look at those roster hopefuls while also trying to get some of their established players some action to stay sharp and, in some cases, shake of the rust.
August 22, 2003

Favorable first impressions

Inquisitions, proclamations, observations and sensations from a sultry Saturday night in Kansas City when the 49ers intermittently sizzled in their exhibition season opener:
August 9, 2003